DRUG TASK FORCE

“Justice for Andrew Sadek”: Judge Dismisses Civil Lawsuit

Andrew Sadek attended college in Wahpeton and was made a confidential informant for a drug task force

WAHPETON, ND — A wrongful death lawsuit filed against Richland County and Deputy Jason Weber has been dismissed by a judge. John and Tammy Sadek filed the suit after their son was found dead of a gunshot wound and his body was pulled from the Red River. 20-year-old Andrew Sadek attended college in Wahpeton and was made a confidential informant for…

New Director Named at North Dakota Bureau of Criminal Investigation

Lonnie Grabowska will succeed Dallas Carlson who was confirmed as U.S. Marshal for North Dakota

BISMARCK, N.D. — The North Dakota Bureau of Criminal Investigation has a new director. And he’s a familiar face around the bureau. Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem has appointed Deputy Director Lonnie Grabowska to the top spot at the BCI. Grabowska will succeed Dallas Carlson, who was confirmed as U.S. Marshal for North Dakota earlier this month. Grabowska has worked in the…

Longtime Polk County Sheriff’s Office Sergeant Running For Top Job

Randy Sondrol Has Worked In The Sheriff's Office Since 1994

POLK CO., Minn. — A longtime member of the Polk County Sheriff’s Office is running for the top job. Sgt. Randy Sondrol began working for Polk County in 1994. He has held a number of positions including Drug Task Force Investigator and is currently a member of the Grand Forks Regional SWAT Team. Sondrol says community safety is his main…